ALAMOSA METAR SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

ALAMOSA METAR-ALAMOSA CO
37.46N 105.87W ELEV. 7620 FT
1016 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE                SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15
MST 3HRLY     02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      36          17          41          23          45
TEMP                   27 35 35 28 25 21 18 23 38 41 39 33 29 26 25 25 43 43 45
DEWPT                  20 23 29 27 24 21 18 21 28 29 31 29 26 25 23 25 30 30 30
MIN/MAX RH                   61         100          62         100          55
RH                     74 61 78 96 96100100 92 67 62 73 85 88 96 92100 60 60 55
WIND DIR                S SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD                8 13 11 10  8  6  8  4  6 10 10  9 14 16 17 14 18 19 19
CLOUDS                 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     60          50          20          40          20
RAIN                                            S  S  C                 S  S  C
SNOW                    C  L  C  C  C  C  S  S           C  C  C  S  S
OBVIS                         F  F  F  F
LAL                     1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR           SW  W  W  W SW  W SW SW  W SW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
15K WIND SPD           46 50 58 50 49 52 60 46 54 60 66 39 52 62 62 70 73 74 56
MIX HGT                 2  3  2 <1  1  1  1 <1  3  4  2  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4  3
T WIND DIR              S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S
T WIND SPD             11 16 16 19 19 14  8  5  9 21 19 19 28 28 29 25 41 35 40
SMOKE DISP             PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD FR PR PR PR PR PR VG VG VG
CRTCL FWX POT           U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  U


DATE               TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
MST 6HRLY     23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            22    37       9    27      -6    33       5    42
TEMP          29   22 34 35 19    9 22 26  7   -5 22 33 14    6 32 41
DEWPT         22   17 16 14 10    4  5  5 -2   -8  5  8  8    4 13 15
PWIND DIR          SW    SW       W     W      NW     S      SW     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           30    20      10    10      10     5       5     5
RAIN           C          S
SNOW           C    C  S  S  S    S  S  S

BELOW IS A WEATHER ELEMENT KEY FOR THIS PRODUCT DAY 1 THROUGH 3... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE MIN/MAX RH OR MAX/MIN RH(%).........MAXIMUM/MINIMUM HUMDITY RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS)...........WIND DIRECTION WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED CLOUDS(CAT).........................CLOUD COVER CATEGORY EXAMPLE: CL = CLEAR; FW = FEW; SC = SCATTERED; BK = BROKEN; OV = OVERCAST CLOUDS(%)...........................CLOUD COVER AS A PERCENTAGE POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... TYPE... RAIN...........RAIN RAIN SHWRS.....RAIN SHOWERS TSTMS..........THUNDERSTORMS DRIZZLE........DRIZZLE SNOW...........SNOW SNOWSHWRS......SNOW SHOWERS SLEET..........SLEET FRZG RAIN......FREEZING RAIN FRZG DRZL......FREEZING DRIZZLE K..............SMOKE F..............FOG COVERAGE... IS.............ISOLATED SC.............SCATTERED NM.............NUMEROUS O..............OCCASIONAL S..............SLIGHT CHANCE C..............CHANCE L..............LIKELY WD.............WIDESPREAD D..............DEFINITE AR.............AREAS PA.............PATCHY LAL(CAT)............................LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL HAINES(CAT).........................HAINES INDEX 10K WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).......10000 FOOT WIND DIRECTION 10K WIND SPD(MPH)...................10000 FOOT WIND SPEED MIX HGT(THOUSANDS OF FT AGL)........MIXING HEIGHT EXAMPLE: 6 = 6000 FEET; 12 = 12000 FEET; <1 = LESS THAN 1000 FOOT T WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).........TRANSPORT WIND DIRECTION T WIND SPD(MPH).....................TRANSPORT WIND SPEED SMOKE DISP(CAT(KT-FT))...................SMOKE DISPERSION CATEGORY EXAMPLE: PR = POOR; FR = FAIR; GD = GOOD; VG = VERY GOOD; EX = EXCELLENT CRTCL FWX POT........................CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL CRTCL FWX POT USES TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, WIND, WIND GUST, AND HAINES EXAMPLE: U = UNLIKELY; P = POSSIBLE; L = LIKELY; S = SEVERE DAY 4 THROUGH 7... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED EXAMPLE: <15 = LESS THAN 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH OR GREATER AVE CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS


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